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Managing Joint Disease in the Sport Horse: Webinar at, June 3

May 24, 2010     E-mail this page to a friend!

"It has been suggested that 60% of (equine) lameness problems are related to osteoarthritis," notes Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, FRCVS, DSc, DrMedVet (hc), Dipl. ACVS, Barbara Cox Anthony Chair and Director of Orthopedic Research at Colorado State University (CSU). "This stresses the importance of advancements of both medical and surgical treatment options for this disease."

McIlwraith, who is known as the pioneer of equine arthroscopy and arthroscopic surgery and consults as an equine surgeon around the world, will discuss joint disease in sport horses and treatments in a webinar on June 3, at 6-7 p.m. Mountain Time, on This presentation, which is brought to you free by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., will focus on the latest research on treatment options, from oral anti-inflammatory medications to topical medications, and injected medications to oral nutraceuticals, gene therapy, and more.

McIlwraith will also be available to answer questions online via live text chat during this event. Assisting him will be Robert Keene, DVM, equine professional services veterinarian, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc.

Sign up now for this Webinar!

Sign up for this FREE Webinar at Your registration allows you to watch the video presentation and ask questions live during the presentation, and/or you can submit your questions via e-mail prior to the Webinar to be answered during the live event.

Any questions about the Webinar can be directed to

System Requirements:

* 256 megabytes (MB) of RAM; 512 MB recommended.
* Broadband Internet connection or access to a high-speed network highly recommended.
* Speakers/headphones on your computer to hear the audio.
* Flash Player 8 or higher.